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Judith E. Brown
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A wide variety of dietary supplements, ranging from evening primrose oil to St. John’s Wort, have been found to effectively and safely treat the symptoms of PMS.

__ True

__ False

Summary Introduction

To examine: Whether the statement “A wide variety of dietary supplements, ranging from evening primrose oil to St. John’s Wort has been found to effectively and safely treat the symptoms of PMS” is true or false.

Introduction: Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a physiological problem that begins after ovulation and ends with menstrual bleeding (luteal phase). It is usually characterized by psychological changes such as depression, irritability, anxiety, social withdrawal, and physical changes such as tender breasts, abdominal bloating, swelling, and headache that can disrupt daily life.

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Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a group of symptoms (both physical and emotional) that take place before a woman’s monthly period. PMS is a problem that is characterized by many physiological and psychological changes in the body disrupting the normal life of the individual. The symptoms of PMS disappear after the onset of menstruation usually within two days and return in the next luteal phase...

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